Mr. Bryan is currently a behavioral and emotional support counselor in Massachusetts. Over the past 20 years, he has been a counselor, an advocate (for children and adults) and a case manager in various foster care agencies, social services departments and psychiatric facilities in both Massachusetts and Maryland. Much of his experience has been with at-risk youth, advocating for them and their families. Mr. Bryan’s experience has been with both non-profit organizations/schools as well as public agencies. He has also facilitated various after school youth programs and is a coach for a sports program during the summers. Mr. Bryan received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Atlantic Union College and earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University.
Ms. Lang is a professional educator and administrator. Over the past 20 years, she has worked in education, community outreach with various organizations and served on several non-profit boards. She spent some of those years as the director and lead teacher of a preschool in California where she developed and facilitated a parent/family education program for the community. Ms. Lang was also a vice principal and teacher of various elementary grades. Much of her experience has included working with those at-risk, from the very young child through teenagers, educating and supporting them and their families. She is now a providing educational support/enrichment for students up through high school, teaching life skills classes and creating programs for the community. She is also a presenter and peer educator for a local health based non-profit organization. Ms. Lang attended the University of Maryland as well as Columbia Union College where she earned a B. S.in Elementary Education.
Ms. Parry is currently an entrepreneur in Maryland. She has been dedicated to helping others for the majority of her life. At 7 years old she was organizing food drives for a local shelter. She continued to grow in service including planning and hosting fundraisers, organizing mission trips to El Salvador, co-directing local service experiences for youth, and working for a non-profit. She spent nearly 15 years with a non-profit in Baltimore as a teacher, administrator, and program director. Ms. Parry gained invaluable experience at this type I full day special education and related services program for students ages 11-21, with autism, emotional disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities. She also was the program director for a Veterans Initiative Program. Ms. Parry received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Sports Management from Seton Hill University and a Master of Business Administration from Capella University.
Mr. Johnson is a mentor and community outreach coordinator. He develops and facilitates a youth basketball summer program in New York City where he is also a coach and mentor. Mr. Johnson has worked with various youth programs in New York City in association with several local community organizers. He coordinates staff and volunteers at the "Summer of Choice" Day Camp, associated with the Good Shepherd Church. He has been a teacher's aide, mentor and staff consultant for several elementary schools in Yonkers and Manhattan. Much of his experience has included working with at-risk children and youth, supporting them and their families. Mr. Johnson was the assistant to the Director of the "Harlem 40" study program: an educational/sociology program following and studying 40 children from early childhood through adulthood. Upon graduating from high school, he attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College where he was enrolled for three semesters in the Psychology program. Mr. Johnson is currently working towards completing his college education.
Ms. Bryan is a professional influencer specializing in marketing. She brings us vast social media experience, leadership, people skills, and a heart for giving back. She has experience hosting and promoting large scale events and has assisted with many of our fundraisers. Ms. Bryan is eager to gain more experience as a philanthropist with the Positive Energy Always Foundation.